• The Cardiff Blues Rugby Team

    The home of rugby in Cardiff

The Cardiff Blues

Playing at the Cardiff Arms Park, both home fans and away supporters are welcome at Future Inn Cardiff


Cardiff Blues is a professional rugby club based in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. They compete in the Guinness PRO14 league and were winners of the 2018 European Rugby Challenge Cup. Cardiff Blues are one of the four professional Welsh regional rugby union teams. Based in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, the team play at Cardiff Arms Park and are owned by Cardiff Rugby Football Club.

The Blues are Cardiff’s professional rugby union team and currently play in the Guinness PRO14 league, involving sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. Their passionate fan base flock to Cardiff Arms Park, under the shadow of the Principality Stadium, for every home match. Last season saw the Blues bring silverware home in the shape of the European Rugby Challenge Cup, won in a thrilling 31-30 final victory over Gloucester.

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Home Fixture List

Please note, we do try to update fixture changes but we would encourage you to double-check before making travel plans. 

Autumn 2019

Saturday 5th October at 5.15pm - Edinburgh

Saturday 2nd November at 7.35pm - Munster

Saturday 9th November at 5.15pm - Cheetahs

Thursday 26th December at 3pm - Dragons

Winter 2019

Friday 3rd January at 7.35pm - Scarletts

Sunday 23rd February at 5.15pm - Benetten

Saturday 21st March at 3pm - Zebre

Spring 2020

Saturday 28th March at 5.15pm - Ospreys

Saturday 25th April at 7.35pm - Southern Kings

Friday 8th May at 7.35pm - Connacht

Getting to The Cardiff Blues from Future Inn Cardiff

By Car

The Cardiff Arms Park is an 11-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff. Match days parking is available and subject to availability. Spaces cost £3 to park for the duration of each match.  There is an NCP multi-story car park close to the stadium, which is priced by the hour.

By Bus

The number 6 Bay Car bus goes from in front of County Hall a 3-minute walk from the hotel and takes you directly to Cardiff Central Bus Station, it is a further 8-minute walk to Cardiff Arms Park.

By Train

Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to Cardiff Queen Street station, followed by a 12-minute walk to Cardiff Arms Park. Alternatively, you could change lines for Cardiff Central followed by a 9-minute walk.

By Bike

Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in your room with cycle mats supplied. It takes around 11-minutes to cycle from the hotel. Nextbike operates in Cardiff, and a station is at the end of Hemmingway Road, near Cardiff Bay train station, a 5-minute walk from the hotel. You can cycle directly to St Mary Street bike station followed by a 4-minute walk.

On Foot

It would take around 32-minutes to walk from the hotel. 

* Please note all times are approximate, but it could take long on a matchday with additional road traffic.

Stay at Future Inn Cardiff

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night offering various sized rooms which can sleep up to four adults or a family. Perks include free car parking, free WiFi and a complimentary robe and slippers. Book direct for the best available rates on our website or by contacting the Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk.

Pre or Post Event Dining

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the sporting event. Every day the team serve breakfast, brunch, and evening a-la-carte menus. Burgers, sandwiches and other lite bites are available on our lunch menu, or a homemade Sunday Roast is served every Sunday between 12pm-5pm. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm or our set menu offers 3 courses for £20 daily between 5pm-10pm. A large selection of alcoholic and soft drinks is also available including Welsh beer, cider and spirits, wine by the glass or the bottle, plus all cocktails are £7 each. 

Reservations can be made on 02920 487111 or thomas@futureinns.co.uk, or online: 


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